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The JMB Journal keeps its readers up to date, offering many perspectives on the themes and activities of the Jewish Museum Berlin. You may order it free of charge.

The cover of the JMB journal with a pottery snake covered by lace
The JMB Journal
Women

October 2014 saw the opening of the special exhibition "Snip it! Stances on Ritual Circumcision," which is solely about men – as a contrast, the eleventh edition of the JMB Journal is devoted to the opposite sex and presents quite different aspects of the theme "women." Twelve essays, reports, interviews, and collages focus on women in a wide variety of ways.

You can browse through and read this issue of the JMB journal on issuu.com.

The cover of the JMB journal with the photograph "La réve" by Fred Stein
The JMB Journal
Body

How we dress, how we eat, how we present ourselves – our bodies communicate who we are. Religious symbols, fashion accessories, diets, and hairstyles can reveal our social affiliations and differentiations, or display our self-image and the assumptions of others. Our bodies reflect our society.
The new JMB Journal takes a closer look at the body, which is of special meaning in Judaism: Numerous passages in the Talmud refer to it, so that speaking of a "Jewish body" is not as absurd as it may at first sound.

You can browse through and read this issue of the JMB journal on issuu.com.

The cover of the JMB journal
The JMB Journal
Times

"Man does not know his time." And yet: We schedule our days, we celebrate, we pause and remember times long past. We create rituals which structure our weeks, months, and years, such as the Shabbat or the High Holidays. So-called rites of passage have great meaning for our private lives and we celebrate them accordingly; in social life, we share memories of public events, such as remarkable soccer matches. A magazine on "Times."

You can browse through and read this issue of the JMB journal on issuu.com.

The cover of the JMB journal
The JMB Journal
The Whole Truth

JMB Journal no. 8 is a 100 page long special edition accompanying the 2013 spring exhibition "The Whole Truth …everything you always wanted to know about Jews." Nine essays explore and deepen aspects of the special exhibition, which addresses frequently asked, clever, funny, banal, and controversial questions pertaining to Judaism and Jewish identity.

You can browse through and read this issue of the JMB journal on issuu.com.

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